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Kajukenbo was founded in 1947 in the Palamas Settlement of Oahu, Hawaii. It was developed by five black belts from various martial arts backgrounds who came together to train and learn from each other. These individuals became known as the "Black Belt Society" and the style became known as KAJUKENBO.
The martial artist responsible for the development of Kajukenbo and there respective backgrounds are as following:
The core of Balintawak training is a "counter to counter" style. Students learn skills designed to help them respond defensively and offensively from various angles and ranges. The stick is the primary training tool. it is also emphasized that it is just that ... a tool, to help train the individuals balance, speed, body flexibility, reflexes, and power.